AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Cedrick Middleton scored 19 points to lead Akron to a 79-67 win over Winston-Salem on Saturday.
Three other Akron players scored in double digits. Dru Joyce had 16 and Nick Dials and Romeo Travis added 13 apiece. Jeremiah Wood pulled down 10 rebounds for Akron (6-1).The Zips led 37-35 at halftime and were up by as much as 16 in the second half. They were 27-of-49 for 55 percent shooting to Winston-Salem's 26-of-56 for 46 percent.Curtis Hines led the Rams with 20 points. Darius Floyd added 18 points and Darrell Wonge had 14.Akron outrebounded Winston-Salem 31-28, but didn't shoot as well from behind the arc. The Rams were 11-for-16 on 3-pointers while the Zips went 8-for-17.